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Old 11-21-2012, 03:30 PM   #1951
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I don't think it matters if you increase the ppi after the fact.
I create my images in Gimp with a ppi of 600, not changing it after the fact. Your right, after that fact resolution change would probably pixelate the image. Starting it out with a higher ppi seem to make the finished product much nicer.
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Old 11-21-2012, 10:32 PM   #1952
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In gimp, it shouldn't pixelate it supposing you are working from the original Gimp file and not a JPG, PNG, etc, it'll be able to rescale everything correctly. Except of course imported images. Those like upscaling DVDs to HDTV level, just fakes in extra pixels.

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Old 11-22-2012, 06:04 PM   #1953
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If you are using a raster based graphics program such as photoshop or gimp, an actual size file @ 300 ppi will be more than adequate for laser printing. When you save from the native format, i.e., .psd to another format, i.e., .tif, don't compress the file.

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Old 11-22-2012, 06:28 PM   #1954
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Old 11-22-2012, 06:30 PM   #1955
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Old 11-22-2012, 10:09 PM   #1956
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To honor our silly Sphynx cat this is what I've come up with so far. It's an actual photo or our cat Bela.

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Old 11-22-2012, 10:36 PM   #1957
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Christmas Ale.. or bad ass ale

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Old 11-22-2012, 11:19 PM   #1958
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A sample of my biblically-themed labels.

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Old 11-23-2012, 09:25 PM   #1959
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I love the Biblically themed labels. Very nice!

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Old 11-24-2012, 02:18 PM   #1960
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